Sea Scout Crew Spirit

“A Crew which is socially well-adjusted, which has a good time doing things, is a Crew that has a large slice of this essential thing called Crew Spirit” Carl D. Lane, Handbook for Crew Leaders, page 76. Sea Scouts has a social element and is supposed to be fun. Social time should not be mere…

Day FIVE of Report to the Nation:

Our day started bright and early Wednesday morning, with breakfast with Karen Haas, the Clerk of the House and Nancy Erickson, the Secretary of the Senate for our Official Presentation of the Annual Report.  After that, we took a tour of the Capitol, and learned some extremely interesting facts, including where the Zero Point of…

Day THREE of Report to the Nation:

During the morning, we visited Arlington Cemetery: -Witnessed the change of watch at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier -Talked with a member of the Honor Guard, and learned how dedicated they are to the position -Visited the JFK Memorial     Then, we made…

Calling all Sea Scouts!

If you are interested in having the time of your life, then you should start considering these two activities to fill your summer calendars! SEAL, or Sea Scout Advanced Leadership Training, is a week long course where you get to test your skills as a sailor and a leader, on a boat with five other…

The Sea Scout Centennial March

Parades are a long-standing tradition of showing a Sea Scout Ship’s connection to a community.  2012 is a time for Sea Scout Ships to march in local parades across the country to showcase our Centennial. Every Sea Scout Ship should participate in at least one parade in their community. Marching in a parade could simply…